As the long-term care service system grows and evolves, policy makers and systems stakeholders must determine what strategic investments will lead to the sustainability of supporting people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. ‘Moving from Crisis to Stabilization: The Case for Professionalizing the Direct Support Workforce Through Credentialing’ provides a blueprint for how a national credentialing standard will positively transform the I/DD service delivery system.

This report was produced by the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP), the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities (NLCDD) and Community Bridges Consulting Group.

15 Competency Areas

Code of Ethics

Frontline Initiative

Policy Papers

1996 John F. Kennedy Jr. Report

Staff Stability Survey Report

AAIDD NADSP Joint Statement

Commitment Capacity and Culture

Group Home Health and Safety Joint Report

Cross-Disability Synthesis White Paper

NADSP Responds To Shooting of DSP

NADSP Statement on Sexual Violence and Abuse

NADSP Article in CQL Capstone e-Newsletter

President Committee Report on Workforce Issues

Vulnerable Persons in Residential Facilities

Supported Decision Making in Practice